Bishop Eddie Long Scandal
Bishop Eddie Long has passed away and he will soon be funeralized. However, Black church communities cannot bury his troubled past with him. The church—New Birth et al.—must reckon with the Goliath of child sexual abuse and rescue the true Davids, our children, from the perverse and death-dealing realities of molestation, incest and rape.
Embattled megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long has returned to the pulpit of Georgia’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after being away for weeks, but the senior pastor has lost a significant amount of weight, prompting more dire prognoses about the state of his health.
Centino Kemp (pictured), the fifth accuser who came forward in the Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal of alleged affairs with teen boys nearly three years ago, will release a…
In the wake of a loud outcry throughout the Jewish community, Bishop Eddie Long has apologized to the Anti-Defamation League for last Sunday’s service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church during which Rabbi Ralph Messer crowned him a king, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. SEE ALSO: Sexually Assaulted: Am I To Blame? “The ceremony was […]
If you think Eddie Long’s drama couldn’t get any more bizarre, trust us IT CAN! Elev8 reports that New Birth has “crowned” Eddie Long “King!” SEE ALSO: Five Ways “Soul Train” Changed America Why Soul Train Will Never Leave America’s Station YES, we’re serious! In a recent service on January 29th 2012, Eddie Long who […]
When Jamal Parris and Spencer LaGrande (pictured) sat down for an interview with the Atlanta Journal Constitution, they stepped into a harsh spotlight that will follow them for the rest of their lives. They are two of the brave young men who, along with Maurice Robinson, Anthony Flagg, and Centino Kemp, accused Bishop Eddie Long, […]
A school affiliated with Bishop Eddie Long’s Georgia megachurch is shutting down. Parents received letters, just two days before Christmas, telling them the school would close on January 4th. SEE ALSO: America’s Drunkest Cities New Birth Christian Academy, which enrolls students in kindergarten through the 12th grade, has been struggling financially for years, officials said. […]
Bishop Eddie Long and former Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain were once considered to be pillars of their community. Long was the lead pastor at one of the largest churches in the south(the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where he remarkably maintained power), and Cain was on his way to becoming the frontrunner for the […]
Vanessa Long, wife of megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long, has filed for divorce, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. SEE ALSO: Jay-Z In The Ivory Tower? Since last fall when allegations broke that Mr. Long engaged in sexual relationships with four young men, Mrs. Long has remained largely out of the public eye. Now, it appears, the […]
The legal problems continue to mount for Bishop Eddie Long. In addition to the sexual misconduct case that everyone knows about, there is another situation in which Long is accused of conspiring with investment adviser Ephren Taylor to defraud members of his church out of more than a million dollars in investment funds. Taylor did […]